Partner of the Year
In recognition of an employer that has partnered with the Saskatoon Open Door Society in promoting services and opportunities to our client network of refugees and recent immigrants in 2022. For example, they have partnered with SODS with on information sessions, mock interviews, job shadowing, volunteer opportunities, work placements, job postings, or participated in the WEconnect Job Fair.
Newcomer Youth Recruitment
In recognition of a business or an organization that has focused on the employment of immigrant youth (aged 14-29 years), and are dedicated to fostering diversity, training, and development.
In recognition of newcomer entrepreneurs who have overcome unique challenges to build successful organizations in Saskatoon and make meaningful contributions to the local economy in 2022.
Employer of Choice Award
In recognition of a business or organization that has supported its workforce to flourish and succeed, and has made a positive impact on its employees, newcomers, and community at large.
Workplace Diversity, Inclusion and Leadership Award
In recognition of a business or an organization that has demonstrated leadership in creating and promoting diversity and inclusion to improve the workplace culture and environment for its employees, and to better their services to their customers.
Immigrant Woman Resilience Award
To recognize the achievement and impact of immigrant women as professionals, volunteers, or mentors to others who have overcome hardship and/or multiple barriers.
* The term immigrant refers to recent and established newcomers whose education and work experience was mainly obtained outside of Canada.